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On 7 December 2022 the Commission recommended that KiwiRail review its permit-to-enter process to ensure that any associated costs and requirements are not prohibitive to the completion of safety-critical work, and that the charging of fees for permits to enter is in accordance with the Railways Act 2005.
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On 29 September 2022 KiwiRail replied to the draft recommendation in part that it did not believe the cost of the permit and protection was a factor, and that it had had no negative feedback on PTE fees. KiwiRail further stated that it did not charge for a consideration of permission sought, only actual services provided.
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